All posts in "MEET Missouri Fall 2021"
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Is Enhancing Perfection Possible? – Anything Is Possible at The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis

September 3, 2021

By Astrid Zeppenfeld “The facility added a few enhancements in the past year.” Ever-so-nonchalantly and humbly, The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis describes its recent major improvements and additions. As if adding the very first U.S. venture by famed restaurateur Mario Iaccarino – inspired by his family’s famous Mediterranean restaurant in Southern Italy, Don Alfonso 1890, which […]

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Revitalization: To Tax or Not to Tax?

September 3, 2021

Missouri’s Journey to Tax Recovery from COVID-19 By Kaitlyn Wallace It is no secret that the past year has been a tumultuous time for the tourism industry. Travel restrictions and COVID-related tourism hesitance famously cost the industry countless jobs, as well as millions of dollars in revenue. Though 2021 has so far seen a massive […]

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Ransomware is Getting Bad… Why?

September 3, 2021

By Tony Zafiropoulos Why does it seem that ransomware attacks are getting worse? And who is attacking us anyway? In my book Too Late You’re Hacked: Defending Your Small Business’ Computers and Networks, I review this issue.  Here is an overall synopsis: “Nation-state funded groups, and criminal enterprises are the attackers now.”  The nation-states we […]

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“Tru(e)” Education in Independence

September 3, 2021

A Glimpse of the Newly-Renovated Truman Presidential Library By Bill Clevlen After a $29 million dollar renovation and a pandemic shutdown, the Truman Presidential Library has finally reopened its doors to the public for the first time since 2019. The library contains Truman’s presidential archives and a museum detailing his time in office through unique artifacts […]

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GBTA St. Louis Chapter Update – Fall 2021

September 3, 2021

By Mattie Yallaly, GBTA-St Louis Vice President Once again, GBTA-St. Louis knocked it out of the park! Or rather: Picnicked in the park. So often, when gatherings take place, families are not able to attend, although they are a big part of what makes this association so unique. This year, GBTA-St. Louis launched a “Pop-Up” […]

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Holidays in July? – Considerations for Early Planners

September 3, 2021

By Kaitlyn Wallace It’s that time of year again– time to trade swimsuits for sweatpants, kayaks for skis, and beach towels for blankets. At least in the meetings and events world, planning for summer events is coming to a close, soon to be replaced by the busiest part of the season– holiday planning. Starting Early […]

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So Hospitable – A Glimpse at 612North Event Space + Catering

September 3, 2021

By Olivia Orman Located along the riverfront of St. Louis, 612North Event Space + Catering blends modern and historical elements to create unparalleled group experiences.  The establishment is headquartered at the Laclede’s Landing Cutlery Building that was built in 1882 and once owned by Henry Shaw, the founder of the Missouri Botanical Garden. In addition […]

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Privacy and Protection in a Digital Era

September 3, 2021

8 Internet Alternatives to Build Your Network and Safeguard Your Data As the professional use of social networking, search engine, and messaging platforms exploded to new levels in recent years, many start-ups took to developing their own online and mobile platforms that offer the same benefits as their larger counterparts.  to see which […]

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People Update: Amanda Delahanty

September 3, 2021

Amanda Delahanty recently rejoined Moulin Events & Meetings as Corporate Sales Manager, where she had originally performed the role of Catering Sales Manager for four years.  Born and raised in St. Louis, Amanda had her first taste of the event industry while working in restaurants. She later studied Hospitality & Tourism with an emphasis in […]

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People Update: Linda Eigelberger

September 3, 2021

Midas Hospitality named Linda Eigelberger as Senior Vice President of Operations & Marketing.  Linda will oversee the leadership teams and the strategic planning of Midas’ two separate regions, managing the organic elevation of internal promotions and overall responsibilities based upon the company’s new growth model.  She will handle the execution and development of operations, sales, […]

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